Outside of Baltimore, smooth country roads swept like rivers between banks of undulating forest. As my wife and I coasted past rolling hills of green, we had the impression of driving over waves. Red barns and silver silos stood watch atop billowing crests while small ponds and brooks swashed cheerily in the troughs below.
A physical education teacher at a Baltimore Jewish high school was arrested and charged with child abuse.
A dozen officials from The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles flew to Baltimore this week to attend the annual conference of the national body representing 155 federations, where they discussed many of the urgent challenges confronting American and Canadian Jewry.
A Baltimore judge will not drop the charges against two Jewish brothers accused of beating a black teenager.
A Baltimore judge denied an alleged victim's request to drop criminal charges against two Baltimore Jewish brothers accused of beating the black teen.
Lawyers for two Baltimore Jewish brothers accused of beating a black teenager withdrew a request to move the trial out of the city and requested a bench trial.
A synagogue in a Baltimore suburb with a large Orthodox Jewish population has offered to share its parking lot with a mosque.
Lawyers for two Baltimore Jewish brothers accused of beating a black teenager requested that the trial be moved out of the city because of perceived similarities between the case and the death of Trayvon Martin.
A Baltimore couple married 71 years is believed to be the oldest couple to make aliyah. Phillip and Dorothy Grossman, 95 and 93 respectively, made aliyah Tuesday on a Nefesh B’Nefesh group flight in cooperation with the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption and the Jewish Agency, together with 43 new emigres from North America.
Two Baltimore-based philanthropies are paring down a coordinated tuition grant program for area Jewish day schools but will still be giving to the schools.
Dan Duquette, a founding member of the Israel Baseball League, has returned to Major League Baseball after nine years.
A new Modern Orthodox day school is opening in Baltimore three months after another shut down.
A Baltimore Jewish day school will close at the end of this school year. Yeshivat Rambam, which opened about 20 years ago and taught according to the Modern Orthodox philosophy of Torah U'Maddah, or Torah and secular knowledge, will shut down in June, it announced in a statement Sunday night, the Baltimore Jewish Times reported.
A Baltimore Jewish day school will close its high school division at the end of the school year due to financial problems. Yeshivat Rambam, which opened 10 years ago, announced Sunday that it would close its high schools for boys and girls while working to strengthen the enrollment and retention of its middle and elementary schools, as well as its kindergarten and early childhood programs, the Baltimore Jewish Times reported. Sixty-three students are enrolled in the boys' high school and 33 in the girls' school. The total enrollment at Yeshivat Rambam is 350.
The number of Jewish households in the greater Baltimore has grown substantially in the past dozen years. A new demographic study of the Baltimore Jewish community also shows that Baltimore's Jewish population has jumped by 2,000 people since the last survey, conducted in 1999. Baltimore is home to 93,400 Jews, according to the 2010 Greater Baltimore Jewish Community Study conducted by Ukeles Associates on behalf of the Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore.
Baltimore Jewish Times publisher files Chapter 11
Rabbi Ronald Shulman of Congregation Ner Tamid of South Bay wasn't seeking a new challenge when the leadership of Chizuk Amuno Congregation in Baltimore approached him a year ago about applying for a position as senior rabbi of the 1,400-member Conservative shul. Shulman was just coming off a high after being feted at a major celebration that drew 450 people in honor of his 20th anniversary as rabbi of the Rancho Palos Verdes synagogue.